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Thigpen Library Research Guides

Sociology: Research

finding information about sociology

Ask a Librarian

 Stop by the ASK desk at your campus library
 Call 615-230-3400
 Email for research assistance
 Email with other library questions
 Meet with us by requesting a Research Consultation Appointment 


To find books in the library, see a reference librarian or library staff member or use Pioneer Search.

Sociology books can be found in the (H) section of the library stacks:

  • HM: Sociology
  • HQ: Family, Marriage, Women
  • HS: Societies, Clubs
  • HT: Communities, classes, and races
  • HV: Social pathology, social and public welfare, Criminology

Professional Organizations

Academic Journals

Search for academic and experimental research articles in these online journal subscriptions and library databases.

Statistics & Data

Statistics and data can be found on these websites and databases. All of these resources are free and available to the public.